Melanie Miller is an Academy Award-winning producer and recipient of the 2020 Sundance Institute | Amazon Studios Nonfiction Producers Award with her producing partner Diane Becker. Fishbowl Films, which she co-founded in 2009 with Diane, focuses on unique and diverse voices with an uncanny sensibility that shines a spotlight on timely and compelling issues. Their documentary films include Sundance alums Inventing Tomorrow (POV), which was awarded a Peabody in 2019; Whirlybird (Mubi) and Navalny (CNN Films | Warner Bros | Max), which won the US Documentary Audience Award and Festival Favorite at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival, and was also awarded a DuPont, PGA, BAFTA and the Oscar for Best Documentary Feature.
Additionally, their award-winning film On the Divide premiered on POV in April 2022, just prior to the overturning of Roe v. Wade, and in November the deeply personal and heartfelt Stutz by Jonah Hill launched on Netflix, receiving critical acclaim for an intimate portrait about active therapy surrounding one’s mental health. Recent credits also include the docuseries Trial by Media (Netflix), Equal (HBOMax) and Marvel 616 (Disney+). Next up is Maestra, which recently had its world premiere at the 2023 Tribeca Film Festival and took home an Audience Choice Award.
Melanie is a member of the Documentary Producers Alliance (DPA), the Producers Guild of America (PGA), the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS), and the Academy Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).